Route 5

Town CentreItalian, European, Mediterranean££££
Wonderful
5.9/6
48 Reviews
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About Route 5

It’s worth wandering a little further afield from Southend-on-Sea proper if you’re in search of a less-heralded gem of a restaurant. And if it’s Italian you’re after, head up Sutton Road east of the town centre to find the little collection of shops and eateries on your way north to St Luke’s and Prittlewell train station. Here, along the road slightly less travelled, you can find Route 5, a cosy and down to earth Italian restaurant specialising in the regional cuisines of Sicily and Abruzzi. The menu is simple and understated, but packed with ingredients from the two famous foodie regions, as is the wine list. If you can’t decide on what to eat, why not book for the third Thursday of the month and pick a starter and main course blind and let the kitchen work it’s magic.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Address

Route 5
140 Sutton Road, Town Centre
Southend-on-Sea SS25ER

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Arancine

Deep fried rice balls filled with Beef Ragù&Cheese, Spinach&Cheese, Cooked Ham&Cheese
£4.45

Bresaola con Rucola&Grana

Cured meet served on a bed of Rocket Salad&Parmesan cheese
£4.85

Bufala con verdure grigliate

Fresh buffalo mozzarella served with a mix of grilled vegetable
£5.50
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48 Route 5 Reviews

Wonderful
5.9/6
48 Reviews
Value for money:Great value
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Atmosphere:Excellent
Food:Outstanding
Service:Excellent
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
New"Excellent"
6/6
Sandra H.11 days ago · 2 reviews

We were watmly welcomed when we arrived we had looked at the menu on line so knew what we wanted and the food was wonderful. We will definitely be going back.

"Excellent"
6/6
KERRY R.16 days ago · 1 review

The food was fabulous, the atmosphere was fantastic and we will definitely be returning. Really good fresh tasting food-FABULOUS everyone should visit at least once

"Excellent"
6/6
Jacqueline F.a month ago · 1 review

Lovely staff, clean restaurant, delicious fresh food. Our waiter was friendly and helpful and was able to offer one of our party gluten free options.